5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Tirupati
Fly:  6​h
1
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Madurai visit planner.

Tirupati to Madurai is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Madurai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, and then take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rameswaram online route planner .

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Pamban bridge ©
Pamban bridge

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 13th (Tue), stroll through Kanyakumari Beach, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

To plan Kanyakumari vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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